Saturday, October 3, 2009

The Importance of Being Earnest

Greetings! And now for my long-awaited, highly-anticipated post!

I recently re-read (re-re-re-re-read) my favorite play, The Importance of Being Earnest. This is not only my favorite play ever, but one of my favorite THINGS ever. The plot is much to complicated to explain in any detail here, but it begins with a man who's name is Earnest in the town and Jack in the country. What ensues is probably the funniest and most clever thing I have ever read. To give you an idea of how hilarious it is, here are a few of my favorite quotes:

"The suspense is terrible. I hope it will last."

"I hate happy endings, they depress me so much."

"If I am occasionally a little over-dressed, I make up for it by being immensely over-educated."

"I never change, except in my affections."

I HIGHLY recommend this book for those of you who haven't read it already. It's a pretty quick read and I'm sure you'll all love it.

5/5 Recommended

24 comments:

  1. Cool! Hilarious quotes, especially the first and second ones. I hope to read this sometime soon.

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  2. I will definitely try to read it as soon as possible, since it its so highly recommended.

    Rosie Cotton

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  3. That sounds great! I have always wanted to read this, and I will... eventually. ahhhh. I am sure that I will need to read it for school sometime.

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  4. Oh, shucks. We invited a bunch of new people to follow this a long time ago, and no one has accepted! Rrrr.

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  5. Happy Invention of the Bar Code Day!

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  6. i haven't read the book yet but i want to sooo bad!

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  7. Pleased to meet you, be.ca91! My name is Lady Arwen, and I am of the race of elves. So nice to have a new follower! I hope you enjoy this site.

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  8. Don't talk to the stupid pointy eared lady. She won't mind her own business if you do. Believe me.... I know!

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  9. You do not know anything, you fat, grumpy old cow! I think you are absolutely the most ugly, awful, stuck up, rude, arrogant rougue of a man I have ever beheld! And you do not deserve your title nor the privilege of being an owner of this site! I HATE you with every inch of my heart and soul! And I abhor the site of your name! I hate you, I hate you, I hate you!
    Do not EVER speak to me AGAIN! From now on, you are simply a little fly buzzing around this site whom I do not care a blade of grass for. I wish I could swat you like a pancake with fly-swatter!!
    I am sick of putting up with your insulting, irritating remarks and opinions, and I wish you would just SHUT UP for the rest of your sad little life!
    I shall never speak to you again. I HATE you, I HATE you, I do!!

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  10. lol gosh you guys! no HATEING! you weridos! :)

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  12. Rosie Cotton, hobbit of the Shire, glad to make your acquaintance.

    Rosie Cotton

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  13. No please! Oh beautiful Lady A., the only reason I've been so mean is because I desperately love you! I can't help myself when you are around; I act strange! I love you, I do, and I will die if you are determined to hate me forever. Please forgive me! I deserve to be hated forever, but I will not be able to bear it. I will die. Please, if you would but say one word, I will die in peace, be it good or bad. Oh, my angel, nothing from your lips/keys will ever be evil again! I repent of everything I have said, to my dying day, which I assure you is soon. Please forgive me. I love you!

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  14. Wowwwwwwwwww....Dewhurst....that was an impressive declaration.
    I thought dramatic things such as this only happen in books :)

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  15. You--you, WHAT ME??! Oh. Ooooohhhhhhh. Now I know why you've been acting so strangely. I don't know what to say. I cannot believe it! I haven't commented for so long because I didn't know what to think. I am flattered but--Why did you ignore me? Why did you talk me so harshly?
    Men are so strange.

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  16. Umm....

    Just so you all know I have changed my name. I am no longer Julius Caesar.

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  17. I am so sorry for ignoring you! I can not punish myself enough for offending you!

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  18. I love the sound of this play, but NEVER NEVER NEVER watch the movie of it unless you are not it the presence of a young child. Adult content and crude humor.

    Thanks sooooooooooo much anyway.

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  19. I am so shocked at the hate/love relationships going on on this site and i think I shall put an end to it right now!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  20. Agreed, Teresa Spencer, about the movie. I watched it before reading the play and was disgusted. The play is really, really good though! Very funny, witty, and clean.

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